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Report: Riots break out at Foxconn factory in China

Posted By admin On September 24, 2012 @ 1:24 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

Ed Flanagan,
NBC News [1]
Sept 24, 2012

Reports early Monday from China suggest that a mass disturbance or riots may have broken out at a Foxconn factory in the Chinese city of Taiyuan.

It is still unclear what exactly happened, but posts [2] on China’s popular twitter-like service, Weibo, from users in the area show photographs and video of large numbers of police in and around the factory – many in riot gear – blocking off throngs of people.

Other photos show debris strewn around the Foxconn compound and in one case, an overturned guard tower.

According to popular tech blog engadget [3], the disturbance kicked off [4] after Foxconn security guards allegedly hit a worker around 10 p.m. on Sunday.

Full article here [1]


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[1] NBC News: http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/09/23/14049889-report-riots-break-out-at-foxconn-factory-in-china

[2] posts: http://www.weibo.com/1510619033/yDhJNyqTr

[3] engadget: http://www.engadget.com/

[4] disturbance kicked off: http://www.engadget.com/2012/09/23/foxconn-taiyuan-riot/

[5] Report: Dozens Arrested After Riot at Foxconn Factory: http://www.prisonplanet.com/report-dozens-arrested-after-riot-at-foxconn-factory.html

[6] Foxconn says underage workers used in China plant: http://www.prisonplanet.com/foxconn-says-underage-workers-used-in-china-plant.html

[7] The Undercover Report on How the New iPhone 5 is Made Inside Foxconn Factory: http://www.prisonplanet.com/the-undercover-report-on-how-the-new-iphone-5-is-made-inside-foxconn-factory.html

[8] China police crack down after riot over new factory: http://www.prisonplanet.com/china-police-crack-down-after-riot-over-new-factory.html

[9] China’s Answer To Inflation: SkyNet – Foxconn Plans To Replace Workers With Millions Of Robots: http://www.prisonplanet.com/chinas-answer-to-inflation-skynet-foxconn-plans-to-replace-workers-with-millions-of-robots.html

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